CLASSES AND RETREATS
Daphne offers weekly classes in Suffolk, and has offered 10 day retreats in Sri Lanka, and 5 day retreats in SW France. Also, Daphne teaches private classes geared to address personal needs, and offers a yoga toolkit workbook to continue class learning at home.
MONDAYS & TUESDAYS
ON-LINE CLASSES SUMMER SPECIAL CONTINUES
A series of 5 Classes begins on 6 July - 4 August 2020. For the month of July I am offering all the below classes (20 classes over 5 weeks) for the price of a normal 5 class card. You are welcome to attend 1 class or 4 classes each week over the 5 weeks. There will be time in class for Q&A and clarifications. Classes are live on Zoom, local and with students you may know and a teacher who you can trust to guide you safely into practices, who is certified/insured to teach on-line with the British Wheel of Yoga. Contact to Book:
Monday Morning 10AM-11:15AM Comfy Chair Yoga
Tuesday Morning 10AM-11:15AM Breathing for Health & Well-Being
Tuesday Evening 6:15-7:30PM Hot Seat Intermediate Chair Yoga
Tuesday Evening 7:45-8:30PM Mindfulness Meditation & Relaxation
Comfy Chair Yoga will use Chairs as a means of stability but also to allow us to stretch and lengthen. Chair Yoga is for students with conditions such as back, knee, shoulder and neck problems. We will move at a slower pace to allow for all to participate.
Hot Seat Intermediate Chair Yoga is for adapt, physically active, yoga students. We will do yoga flows, plus go more deeply in individual postures involving twists, forward bends, back bends and inversions.
Breathing for Health & Well-Being is a class dedicated to improving your breath capacity, calming the mind by focusing on the breath and learning methods for bringing yourself into the moment, to encourage well-being, using the breath and visualisations.
Mindfulness Meditation & Relaxation introduces techniques to calm the mind. We will do guided relaxations.
Outdoor Yoga Sudbury Suffolk Wednesdays 6-7:30PM in July 2020
Outdoor Yoga is a chance to be part of nature as you do your yoga practice. We will be 2 metres apart out of doors, enjoying
a yoga practice together but safely apart. Bring your own yoga mat and perhaps a towel. Contact me to express interest. If it is raining there will be no class!
Mindful Yoga - Appropriate for Beginners & those with Conditions or Injury
Tuesday Morning 9:30-10:30AM @
The Granary, Sudbury
A small class, receive personal attention. Learn the basic principles of yoga, how to breath more fully and assist in working with aches and pains in the body. We will use props including chairs for deep stretching. A series of 5 classes is £40.00 or £9.00 Drop-in. Follow this class with Mindfulness Meditation at 10:30-11:30AM a powerful combination for healing. Book the two classes, receive a discount. Two hours of yoga + meditation for £15.00.
OUTDOOR 1:1 PRIVATE TUITION IS NOW BWY APPROVED, as of May 2020
Private Tuition offers a student an individual diagnosis of their needs so that the teacher can tailor a session to address particular issues. One to one tuition is very helpful for establishing the motivation to practice daily and see results. Tuition is priced at £35.00 for a 1/2 hour with a bespoke class plan to take home and use as reference. At my home, or for a small fee to cover travel, in your home. Contact us for further information.
Intermediate Yoga Class
Tuesday Evening 6:30-7:30PM @
The Granary, Sudbury
A weekly class for those with yoga experience. We use a flowing series to warm up, such as Salute to the Moon or the Viniyoga Flow, followed by an Intermediate posture to deepen your practice. Drop-in students are welcome for £10.00 or a series of 5 classes for £40.00. A great venue, a super nice class of students.
Tuesdays 10:30-11:30AM @
The Granary, Sudbury. Contact me to express interest.
Join us to learn Mindfulness Meditation, as based on Jon Kabat-Zinn's Full Catastrophe Living, using the wisdom of your body and mind to face stress, pain and illness. Daphne attended Zinn's lectures over 20 years ago. This Mindfulness for healing approach, plus Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Shamatha to Calm the Mind, offers a variety of techniques. We use visual, auditory and kinaesthetic practices to bring peace and calm to mind and body. A class of several experienced meditators who welcome new students, we learn techniques that are practiced at home. Cost is £7.00 when booked with Mindfulness Yoga class or £8.00 drop-in.
THE ABC's ABSOLUTELY BEGINNERS CLASS
Absolutely Beginners Class- ABC's
Tuesday Evening 7:30-8:30PM @
The Granary, Sudbury.
Get a kick start on your new year's health and well being. Yoga is a good compliment to sport activity and can keep you feeling young. We will stretch and lengthen muscle, and find a stronger mind/body connection is possible. A series of 5 consecutive classes is £40.00 and all equipment is provided. The class is full but taking names for the reserve list and the start of the next series.
Ayurveda and Yoga 10 Day Retreat
to Restore & Revitalize @
Barberyn Sands Resort, Sri Lanka
No date set for 2020.
Join me at the Barberyn for a Yoga, Meditation and Ayurveda retreat who've had a major obstacle in life. The Ayurvedic system is completely complementary to yoga practices and very healing. The 6AM beach walking meditation, is a favorite of students.
Excursions included: garden visits, temple at dusk, shopping in Galle. Limited to 10 students so each receives personal attention. A minimum of 8 students required for the retreat to proceed. Contact us for the details and prices.
abc TOOL KIT YOGA
A workbook to help you develop a home practice.
A 40 page workbook that accompanies retreat and weekly class learning. This workbook gives users access to practices according to need. It encourages users to start and sustain a daily yoga practice of Asana, Pranayama, and Meditation. The history of yoga, yamas and niyamas, and Patanjali's 8 limbs are outlined. The workbook costs £20.00 and can be mailed or delivered personally.
& CHAIR YOGA
Hatha Flow Yoga Wednesdays 10-11AM@ Alphamstone Village Hall
Hatha Flow Yoga is a Mixed Ability class and will encourage strength building and deep stretching . Held in a bright village hall, just outside of Sudbury. Limited to 12. All equipment is provided. Cost is £40.00 for 5 consecutive classes or £9.00 Drop-in. Use of props to help cope with back pain, neck and shoulder tightness, and to increase breath capacity. Contact us to save a place.
Chair Yoga Class
Wednesdays 9-10AM@ Alphamstone
Chair Yoga is suitable for students with knee problems and back problems. We will use chairs for support us as we focus on opening the body and breathing more fully, to improve health. A small class, you will receive personal attention according to needs. All equipment is provided. Cost is £40.00 for 5 consecutive classes. Gentle music accompanies the movement. Please call me for more information about this unique class helping students with conditions.
SPACE & SPACIOUSNESS
23/ 24 MAY 2020
Yin Yoga / Restorative Yoga
Meditation/Tibetan Healing Exercises
@ Mill Tye Gallery Sudbury
SPACE & SPACIOUSNESS
Saturday 23 May 2020 10-12AM
Sunday 24 May 2020 2-4PM
@The Mill Tye Gallery, Sudbury
Book in advance to secure a place.
These workshops will be offered in the Mill Tye Gallery, a modern, light space filled with art. My watercolours of the night sky and space, will be on view. Restorative yoga and Yin Yoga will use yoga bolsters or blocks, so we will stretch deeply and hold postures to discover the space of the breath, and spaciousness in the body. Learn Meditation techniques and Tibetan healing exercises which are slow moving towards stillness. Several meditations, including outdoor 5 senses rotation, to bring calm and peace of mind, are offered. Workshops include coffee/tea and homemade refreshments, and tuition, plus equipment. The cost is £20.00 for each 2 hour workshop. Advance booking and payment required.
RETREATS ABROAD SW FRANCE
YOGA & WALKING
Domaine Des Mathieux, Cahors SW France.
Join us for Yoga and Walking the Santiago de Compostela Trail 2 days, on the Route of the Pilgrim.
A 4 night /5 day retreat of yoga and meditation, suitable for beginners. Limited to 10 students so each receives personal attention, with a minimum of 8 students to proceed. Contact us for further information. Hotel: domainedesmathieux.com to view accommodation. Check Facebook page of abctoolkityoga, to see photos of previous retreats.